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Upton Sinclair oral history


Published 1966


Description: Sound recording of Joe Toyoshima's 1966 interview with Upton Sinclair in his Monrovia home documenting Sinclair's literary and political career, mostly in Southern California. Notable topics include: Sinclair's role in the Liberty Hill strike in San Pedro and the formation of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California; the End Poverty in California (EPIC) plan and Sinclair's 1934 campaign for governor; the cooperative movement in California; the motion picture industry and Sinclair's relationships with studios, filmmakers, and actors, including Sergei Eisenstein and Charlie Chaplin; and the Los Angeles newspaper and literary worlds.

Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Upton Sinclair Estate. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Upton Sinclair Estate. All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials, and all digital representations of these original materials, must be submitted in writing to the Upton Sinclair Estate, c/o McIntosh and Otis, Inc., 353 Lexington Avenue, Suite 1500, New York, NY 10016. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the Upton Sinclair Estate. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.


Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).


Source 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Run time 02:16:37
Language English
Contact Information California Historical Society 678 Mission Street San Francisco, California 94105 Phone: 415-357-1848 Email: reference@calhist.org

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